can i upgrade my powerbook g4 to leopard?

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  1. oliver_mac

    oliver_mac Member

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    hello po!
    i have a 17" 1.5GHz powerbook g4 with mac os x version 10.3.9 (panther pa yata ito)
    question is can i upgrade this unit to leopard po?

    thanks in advance!
     
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    Of course you can, I'm running Leopard on my 1.2Ghz iBook G4 and it works flawlessly. Just remember to update to 10.5.6 after installation.
     
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    echo: most certainly.
     
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    upgrade your ram to 1.5 gb or higher
     
  5. oliver_mac

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    tnx po.
    @night 1.5gb na po ram ko.

    eto na gawin ko na.
    will give feedback after matapos po.,,,sana...hehe :)
     
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    wala pala dito yung cd ko ng leopard! kaasar
     
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    yes you can...but frankly, it was faster on tiger than it was on leopard
     
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    I Think PPC models works faster on Tiger than leopard since Apple is slowly letting go of the infrastructure.
     
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    Yes you can. Using my G4 1.5Ghz model with leopard
     
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    We had a 12" iBook G4 running with only 768MB RAM running for about a year.
    Yes it'll work. The iBook was sold for a MacBook this Christmas, the new owner is still running Leopard on it now.

    Leo
     
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    im mew here... i need help with powerbook g4 too.. ive been trying to upgrade the os to 10.4 but it causes kernel panic "unable to find driver powerbook 3,5" pls help me.. i dont even know how to post a new thread.. :(

    here's the specs of my g4
    powerbbok g4 titanium 1ghz
    512mb ram
    60gig hdd

    here my ym id [email protected].. pls help me with my laptop.. god bless
     
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    you could be using the wrong cd/dvd installer ...what does it says on the disc? where'd you get it from?
     
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    10.4 is tiger, 10.5 is leopard...see, we're confused already

    so what is it that you want to do...upgrade panther to tiger or leopard?

    first things first
     

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